|Corpus Callosum - Uniquity [IA004] - Corpus Callosum|
Uniquity might be the soundtrack to a horror film about a man, bristling with EEG electrode pads, setting out into the murky underworld of his own unconscious to murder his multiple personalities. Or it could be the musicking of a child, fallen down into a well, playing contentedly with her Radio Shack toys while the adults overhead fret and scurry about purposefully. Or possibly it's the sonic wallpaper of the doorless oubliette into which Danaë was thrust; but the fickle Zeus makes the occasi...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Electronic; Indie-tronica; Abstract; Eclectic; Dark Ambient; Artronica
|C.J. Pizarro - Snow Crabs [IA002] - C.J. Pizarro|
There are two legitimate stances that one can take in the face of a world that is cruel, stupid, and absurd: the Lachrymose and the Laughing. C.J. Pizarro's Snow Crabs is a risible, boisterous, and endlessly inventive avant hip-pop album that shamelessly adopts the latter. Pizarro's exuberance and creativity boil over into bizarre lyrics, lavishly haunting production, picaresque style-hopping, gorgeous melodicism, goofy characterization -- even the madman burbling of acapella orgasm...
Keywords: Avantgarde; Hip-Hop; Rap; Trip-Hop; Experimental; Electropop; Poptronica; Eclectic
|Santa Inferno - Desert Music [ia007] - Santa Inferno|
From the opening exhortation of "Let me hear those drums, motherfucker!" Santa Inferno's sophomore release for Imaginary Albums unleashes an unrelenting torrent of teeth-achingly memorable melodies, ass-shakingly irresistable rhythms, and heart-palpitatingly wonderful weirdness. Where Wonderland of Smut was, for lack of a more evocative categorization, a pop album breathtaking in its variety, Desert Music is a rock album whose energy, exuberance, and raw beauty leave you gasping for more...
Keywords: Acoustic; Alt. Rock; Folk/Rock; Grunge; Hard Rock; Psychedelic Rock; Rock & Roll; Emo; Experimental; Eclectic Rock
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